Poverty

Community Development

 

Racism Statistics

  • African Americans constituted 53.5 percent of all persons who entered prison because of a drug conviction (Human Rights Watch, Targeting Blacks, based on National Corrections Reporting Program data).
  • Blacks were 10.1 times more likely than whites to enter prison for drug offenses (ibid.).
  • Of 7,722 hate-crime incidents reported to the FBI in 2006, 2,640 were anti-black (FBI Uniform Crime Report).
  • Of 25- to 29-year-olds, 92.9 percent of whites completed high school, compared to 86.9 percent of blacks, and only 61.8 percent of Hispanics.

United States Poverty Statistics

 

Global Poverty Statistics

 

  • Almost half the world — over three billion people — live on less than $2.50 a day.

    At least 80% of humanity lives on less than $10 a day.Source 1

Poverty Statistics

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10 Things You Can Do to End Online Segregation

Ending online segregation is about using online tools to leverage your social network and friends in order to advocate for social justice. Every person could help bring thousands of dollars of resources to at-risk communities with just a little effort toward ending online segregation. The following are some important ways you can help end online segregation:

 

History of CityTeam Ministries

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

CityTeam Ministries is a non-profit organization serving the poor and homeless in San Jose, San Francisco, Oakland, Portland, Seattle, Philadelphia and partnerships in over 7 other countries around the world. Since 1957, CityTeam has provided life-saving food, shelter, clothing, recovery programs, youth outreach, camp for at-risk inner city kids, discipleship and other essential care 365 days a year.

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